Vanessa Carlton impresses at the Waiting Room Lounge

  Hanna Stock CONTRIBUTOR Vanessa Carlton, most well known for her song “A Thousand Miles,” is a multimillion-dollar American singer-songwriter who performed at the Waiting Room Lounge...

‘Take Cover’ show to pay tribute to local scene, raise funds

The Facebook event page for "Take Cover," a Hear Nebraska fundraiser at the Zoo Bar in Lincoln, was bustling with anticipation leading up to the Sept. 16 concert. Those who either missed the sold out event or want to know what the big deal is, the event is to be replicated in Omaha next month.

Bowling for Soup set to play Sokol Underground tonight

Bowling for Soup, the Grammy nominated  pop rock band from Texas, is hitting the road this week for their Midwest/Northeast U.S. tour in support of their latest album, "Fishin' for Woos." The tour kicked off in Lawrence, Kan., but the band will spend the second night of the tour in Omaha at Sokol Underground.

UNO student William Danze releases debut album

Andrew Nelson CONTRIBUTOR University of Nebraska at Omaha student William Danze’s debut album, “Makin’ Sunshine,” hits streaming services later this month and is full of uplifting...

‘Bro rap’ clouds creative music in real hip-hop

By Phil Brown, Contributor Omaha has been spoiled rotten when it comes to visiting hip-hop acts in the last few months. Artists such as Joey...

Dicky pushes limits, excites Slowdown crowd

By Zane Fletcher, Culture Editor When Lil’ Dicky performs, it is sometimes difficult to remember that he is the same man who graduated the University of Richmond with...

Muse’s ‘2nd Law’ a shining example of the musical eclectic

On September 28, 2012, English alternative rock band Muse released their album 2nd Law. With the rising popularity of the band's new single, "Madness," and their recent performances on shows like Saturday Night Live, Muse is quickly taking over the American music scene.
The sixth studio album release from the trio was to be "something radically different" from their previous albums, according to bassist Christopher Wolstenholme in an interview with UK magazine Karrang!
With the varying blend of genres, radically different it is.

Cage the Elephant experiments with grunge

Zane Fletcher EDITOR-IN-CHIEF When Cage the Elephant burst onto the scene in 2009 with their first self-titled album, many instantly fell in love with the hard...